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City mayor’s secretary survives slay try

COTABATO CITY — The secretary to the city mayor was seriously woun-ded in an attack staged by unidentified motorcycle-riding assailants at mid-afternoon on Tuesday. Aniceto “Boy” Rasalan sustained gunshot wounds in his face and body but survived the attack. Reports said Rasalan was driving a government-owned Mitsubishi L-300 van along Sinsuat ...

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Aid reaches Maguindanao food poisoning victims

COTABATO CITY — The local government of Sultan Kudarat in Maguindanao has extended financial assis-tance to about 28 victims of food poisoning. Mayor Shameen Mastu-ra of Sultan Kudarat town visited the victims at the Cotabato Sanitarium Hospi-tal a day after about 28 per-sons complained of severe stomach pain and loose ...

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Former city mayor to crown Gingoog City Jubilee Queen

By EDWIN IYO, Correspondent. GINGOOG City—Former city mayor  Ruth de Lara Guingona is set to crown this year’s Jubilee Queen on July 21, 2015 in line with  the city’s Charter Day celebration. Judge Potenciano de los Reyes, Jr chairman City Tourism Council said former mayor Guingona will also deliver her message ...

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New ARMM education secretary assumes office

COTABATO City—Dr. John Magno has formally assumed as the new Education Secretary of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) following his appointment made by Governor Mujiv Hataman. Magno, who previously served as assistant secretary for operation of ARMM’s Department of Education DepEd), vowed to continue the reforms that have ...

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Davao mayor visits Cotabato

By TENG L DATU Bureau Chief COTABATO City—Davao City Mayor Rody Duterte has visited cities of Marawi and Cotabato and there conducted symposium on federalism last May 27, 2015. Mayor Duterte finds that shifting the system of government to federalism could be the best approached to the problems that the ...

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‘No need for body count if BBL fails to pass Congress’

By Manny Piñol Contributor COTABATO City––Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte called on leaders of the Moro islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and other Bangsamoro leaders not to resort to violence and killings should the controversial Bangsamoro Basic Law which aims to establish the powerful autonomous government in the Muslim areas of Mindanao ...

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DA-Armm Cooperative Congress in Cotabato City

COTABATO City– To further improve and promote the viability and growth of cooperatives in the region, the Cooperative Development Authority of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (CDA-ARMM) launched on Monday here in the city the 1st ARMM Cooperatives Congress, officials said. Dimnatang Radia, CDA-ARMM administrator, said successful cooperatives will ...

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Hataman appoints new DepEd regional secretary

COTABATO City—A doctorate degree holder has assumed as new regional secretary of the Department of Education in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DEpEd-ARMM) after Regional Secretary Jamar Kulayan stepped down over the weekend. Dr. John Magno has formally assumed Monday as the new DepEd-ARMM regional secretary following his appointment ...

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